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Waxman, Franz 1906-1967

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The Philadelphia story by Donald Ogden Stewart( Visual )
19 editions published between 1940 and 2010 in English and French and held by 2,579 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A sophisticated screwball comedy, rife with smart dialogue, the Philadelphia Story centers on the society event of the season: the second marriage of icy, judgmental, moneyed socialite Tracy Lord to nouveau riche George Kittredge. Her first husband, suave and devilish C.K. Dexter Haven, complicates matters by finagling wedding invitations for incognito reporter Mike Connor and his photographer Liz Imbrie, to do a tell-all exposé. But Haven's motives for giving the tabloid access to Tracy's big day may not be as mercenary and mean-spirited as they first appear
Alfred Hitchcock's Rear window by Alfred Hitchcock( Visual )
31 editions published between 1954 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 2,529 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A suspense melodrama. Confined to a wheelchair with a broken leg, a news photographer becomes suspicious of murder as he passes time by surreptitiously watching several neighbors from the rear window of his Greenwich Village apartment
Sunset Boulevard by Billy Wilder( Visual )
25 editions published between 1950 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 2,165 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Pursued by creditors, Joe swerves into a driveway of a seemingly abandoned Sunset Boulevard mansion. He finds Norma, an ex-screen queen dreaming of a dramatic comeback and her husband/servant living there. She takes a fancy to Joe and, learning that he is a scriptwriter, persuades him to help her with her comeback screenplay. Being broke he accepts. He falls in love with young script reader, but Norma breaks up their romance. Thinking she is mad, he tries to leave, but Norma kills him
A place in the sun by Theodore Dreiser( Visual )
12 editions published between 1951 and 2008 in English and Italian and held by 1,291 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A poor young man is determined to win a place in respectable society and the heart of a beautiful socialite. A factory girl has dark secret that threatens his professional and romantic prospects. Consumed with fear and desire, he is ultimately driven to a desperate act of passion that unravels his world forever
Rebecca by Alfred Hitchcock( Visual )
45 editions published between 1940 and 2012 in 6 languages and held by 1,209 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A young bride is brought by her new husband to his manor house in England. There she finds that the memory of her husband's first wife haunts her, and she tries to discover the secret of that mysterious woman's death
Suspicion by Alfred Hitchcock( Visual )
12 editions published between 1941 and 2009 in English and French and held by 1,021 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Hitchcock suspense story told from the point of view of a woman whose suspicions about her husband prevent her from communicating with him. Joan Fontaine won the 1941 Academy Award for best actress for the portrayal of the wife
Woman of the year by George Stevens( Visual )
5 editions published between 1997 and 2011 in English and held by 980 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In this excursion into the battle of the sexes, Tracy plays Sam Craig, the down-to-earth sportswriter of the New York Chronicle. As Tess Harding, the paper's bright international columnist, Hepburn makes his life miserable. As soon as they start taking swipes at each other in their columns, there is little peace between them. In the office and in the bedroom the squabbling continues, until their problems are overcome by their deep love for each other
A day at the races by Sam Wood( Visual )
4 editions published between 1937 and 1983 in English and held by 910 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Groucho and Chico are working in a sanatorium. We are asked to believe that the Brothers are more interested in saving the sanatorium from bankruptcy than in the racetrack next door. Groucho, in reality a horse doctor, is hypochondriac Margaret Dumont's personal physician ('Marry me and I'll never look at another horse'). Chico is a loyal employee and his friend Harpo is a jockey. A highlight is an encounter in which Chico systematically fleeces Groucho
Bride of Frankenstein by James Whale( Visual )
15 editions published between 1935 and 2013 in English and French and held by 903 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Baron Frankenstein is blackmailed by Dr. Praetorious into reviving his monster and building a mate for it
The Spirit of St. Louis ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1997 and 2006 in English and held by 795 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Biography of Charles Lindbergh from his days of precarious mail runs in aviation's infancy to his design of a small transatlantic plane and the vicissitudes of its takeoff and epochal flight from New York to Paris in 1927
Rudyard Kipling's Captains courageous ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 769 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
When a rich brat falls overboard at sea, he's rescued by a Portuguese fishing boat, and eventually forms a bond with one of the crewmen
Peyton Place by Grace Metalious( Visual )
2 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in English and held by 669 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Allison MacKenzie looks back on life in the New England town where she grew up around the time of Pearl Harbor. Beneath the town's placid god-fearing exterior lay any number of dark secrets
The nun's story by Fred Zinnemann( Visual )
7 editions published between 1959 and 2007 in English and German and held by 667 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Audrey Hepburn portrays a nun whose life journey takes her from the staff of a mental asylum to a surgical nurse in the Belgian Congo. She returns to Belgium as World War II breaks out and is torn between the needs of the Resistance and the church's neutrality
Stalag 17 by Billy Wilder( Visual )
22 editions published between 1952 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 660 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Blend of comedy and drama showing the monotonous yet anxiety filled existence of the inmates of a German prisoner-of-war camp in World War II, as they discover that they have a spy in their midst
Mister Roberts by John Ford( Visual )
5 editions published between 1955 and 2014 in English and German and held by 654 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Fonda stars as a WWII supply ship officer itching to get into the fight
Run silent, run deep ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1992 and 2014 in English and held by 646 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The line of command breaks down in a sub that is stalking a Japanese destroyer that sank the captain's former command
Night and the city by Jules Dassin( Visual )
6 editions published between 1993 and 2009 in English and held by 628 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Two-bit London hustler Harry Fabian aches for a life of ease and plenty. Trailed by an inglorious history of go-nowhere schemes, he stumbles upon a chance of a lifetime in the form of legendary wrestler Gregorius the Great. But there is no easy money in this underworld of shifting alliances, bottomless graft, and pummeled flesh, and soon Fabian learns the horrible price of his ambition
Fury by Fritz Lang( Visual )
3 editions published between 1936 and 2005 in English and Italian and held by 612 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Di passaggio dalla cittadina di Strad, Joe Wilson viene ingiustamente accusato del sequestro di una ragazzina: prima rischierà il linciaggio per poi trasformarsi in un ossessivo vendicatore. (Mereghetti)
Sunset Blvd ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1950 and 2012 in English and held by 599 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The story of Norma Desmond, an aging film queen, who prepares for her grand comeback to stardom, and of Joe Gillis, a screenwriter who comes to her aid when she takes him in
Destination Tokyo ( Visual )
10 editions published between 1943 and 2005 in English and Undetermined and held by 598 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Twenty-four hours out of San Francisco, submarine captain Cassidy unseals his top-secret orders and reads two fateful words: Destination Tokyo. Set during the second World War, depicts the story of a submarine and its crew as they sail to Tokyo, Japan to sink Japanese warships
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Alternative Names
d'Alba, José, 1906-1967
Vaksman, F. 1906-1967
Wachsmann, F.
Wachsmann, F. (Franz), 1906-1967
Wachsmann Franz 1906-1967
Waxman, F. 1906-1967
Waxman, F. (Franz), 1906-1967.
Waxman Franck 1906-1967
Waxman Frank 1906-1967
Waxman, Franz
Waxman, Franz 1906-1967
Waxmann, Franz 1906-1967
English (221)
French (13)
German (9)
Italian (5)
Polish (2)
Multiple languages (1)
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